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South Carolina - Lemon Gap to Max Patch

This Hike is led by GWH South Carolina Ambassador Tara Moya-Mendez Becker!

If you are a registered member and have your punch card, don’t forget to bring it so I can initial it!
If you’re not a registered member, you’re more than welcome to attend anyway! You can find out more about how to become one and get a punch card of your own here:
I will not be handing out punch cards at this event. They’re available through purchase of a New Member Kit only.

Lemon Gap to Max Patch

Trail Rating: YELLOW: Moderate hike, well-signed, elevation gain of between 1,000-2,000ft., low altitude. Novice hikers welcome! 3L of water required.

Date: October 27, 2018

Time: 10:00AM (please arrive by 9:45AM so we can start the hike at 10:00AM)
Distance: 10.5 miles

Elevation Gain: 1,916 ft

AllTrails Track:

Water Required: 3L

Dogs: Yes, as long as they are comfortable with longer hikes!

Permits / Passes: N/A

Trailhead Coordinates / Address: Lemon Gap Trailhead (Coordinates: 35.825090, -82.937540)

Kids: No

Men: No

***As with all GWH events, you must sign the GWH waiver before attending – it takes less than a minute to sign, and once you’ve signed it once you’re good to go for all future meetups***

Happy fall y’all! 🍂 Excited to host a hike during the autumn foliage season at the infamous Max Patch! Meeting at 9:45AM at the Lemon Gap trailhead on the Appalachian Trail. Bring at least 3L of water per person (more if you are bringing furry friends), a lunch/snacks, and wear sturdy shoes/layers! Carpooling is encouraged since this is a lengthy drive, and if you have any questions feel free to ask! 

You can find more info about the hike here:

Any updates will be posted on the event thread via the pinned post, and I’ll update the event description if anything changes! Can’t wait to see everyone! 🍁🍃

Earlier Event: October 27
Florida - Rock Springs Loop